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This is an African American Spiritual, as well as a sea shanty. Read more about it here.


Lyrics

Refrain
Roll the old chariot along, yes, (repeat)
Roll the old chariot along, if you don’t hang on behind.

If your mother’s in the way, just roll right over (repeat twice)
If she don’t hang on behind.

If your sister’s in the way…

…brother’s…

…preacher’s…


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